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Chantiers De L’Atlantique, Fincantieri merger plan will not proceed

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) January 28, 2021 – In a joint statement the French and Italian finance ministries, it was announced that conditions are no...

Vigo port to restart Nantes-Saint Nazaire motorway of the sea service

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) May 22, 2020 – Following a two-month suspension due to the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, the “Motorway of the Sea”...

Konecranes and Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign port equipment contract

Konecranes and Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a shipyard in St. Nazaire, France, have signed a contract for the delivery of a Konecranes Goliath gantry crane. It...

MSC Cruises & Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign contracts for construction LNG-powered MSC ships

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign firm contracts for construction of third and fourth LNG-powered MSC World Class ships. Partnership further...

Vigo port aims to boost its motorway of the sea and bring it to Northern Europe

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2019 – Vigo port and shipping company Suardíaz are developing a project that can improve the viability of the motorway...

Vigo, Nantes ports wish to extend Motorway of the Sea to Dublin

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) May 17, 2019 – Ireland is the third connection that most interests the ports of Vigo and Nantes-Saint Nazaire for a possible...

Analysis – China on port shopping spree in Europe and globally

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) January 24, 2019 – Since the start of the 21st century, Chinese companies have acquired stakes in some 15 ports in Europe,...

European Commission to investigate proposed purchase of Chantiers de l’Atlantique by Fincantieri

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) January 9, 2019 – The European Commission has announced that it is launching an investigation into the proposed purchase of...

MSC floats out MSC Grandiosa ship at Saint-Nazaire port

Saint-Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) January 8, 2019 – The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has launched the MSC Grandiosa ship at the French port...

Olivier Trétout joins the Grand Port Maritime Nantes Saint-Nazaire

Nantes St-Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) January 8, 2019 – Olivier Trétout has been appointed Chairman of the Management Board of the Grand Port Maritime...

Gijón-Nantes MoS to be launched by 2021

Las Palmas, Spain (PortSEurope) November 28, 2018 – Gijón port expects the Gijón-Nantes Motorway of the Sea (MoS) to be launched at the end of 2020 or...

STX France completes shipyard expansion in Saint-Nazaire

Nantes St-Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) November 27, 2018 – French shipbuilder STX France has completed a project for the expansion of the area dedicated...

The new port promotion identity of Nantes Saint-Nazaire

Nantes St-Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) September 22, 2018 – A new identity has been created “BE MY PORT – Nantes Donges Montoir...

Saint-Nazaire port mulls installation of cruise floating dock 

Nantes.Saint-Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) August 20, 2018 – Saint-Nazaire port is considering the installation of a floating dock to serve larger cruise...

STX France renamed Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Nantes-St.Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) July 24, 2018 – The STX France shipyards have been renamed Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a name previously...

Nantes Saint-Nazaire port increases road capacity

Nantes St-Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) July 14, 2018 – The new Boulevard des Apprentis was inaugurated on July 6, a key step in the redevelopment of...

Nantes-Saint.Nazaire port looks as recycling opportunities

Nantes-Saint.Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) April 19, 2018 – The port is studying ways to recycle CO2 and other effluents from factories in the...